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Game Events Fundraising

The blogs that I write are geared towards issues, topics and discusssions within the fundraising and non profit worlds. At GAME we get the joy of working with non profits all across the world and learning the ins and outs of fundraising events and fundraising topics. It is my job to help a 100 plus clients create a unique fundraising …

Goodsearch, The Giving Search Engine

Game Events Fundraising, Fundraising Information

A big portion of this blog is to write about unique fundraising ideas as well as tips to putting together a successful fundraising event. In the past few blogs I have written about marketing your events, and the pros and cons of face to face versus online marketing. We have discussed acquiring sponsorships during a down economy and we have …

Sales; How to Get the Best Out of Your Sales Teams

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising Information, Sales

Not all Fundraisers involve sales teams, some are geared 100% on marketing to drive traffic to an event at which time donors give. However, some fundraisers do involve selling like when boy scouts or girl scouts sell you cookies, or when you run a Derby Duck Race and you sell Derby Ducks. One of the hardest things to do is …

Face to Face Marketing vs. Online Marketing

Game Events Marketing

I wanted to write a blog on a subject matter that seems to be at the front of the fundraising world, the idea of face to face marketing vs. online marketing.  I am not here to say that one is better than the other, as we all use both, or at least we should use both.  When GAME markets the …

GAME Will be at AFP International Conference

Game Events Fundraising Community

GAME will be at the 2011 Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) International Conference in Chicago Illinois March 20-22.  Please join us in this memorable event for fundraising professionals and see if you qualify to win a free one year duck race package.  GAME will choose one lucky recipient at the end of the conference; details will be posted on the …

Acquiring Sponsorships in a Down Economy

Game Events Fundraising Information

Acquiring Sponsorships in a Down Economy As we talked about in a previous post, one of the best ways to leverage your fundraising event is to acquire sponsorship dollars. However, as you probably know this is easier said than done, especially in a down economy like we have seen in the last couple of years. So when you are seeking …

The Best Week of the Year For Non Profits

Game Events Fundraising Information

The best time for donors to dontate, and sponsors to give to non profits is the week between Christmas and New Years. Why you may ask? There are a couple different reasons why a donor would want to give to a non profit or a sponsor would want to sponsor a fundraising event. For one, donating to a non profit …

How to Leverage Your Fundraising Expenses

Game Events Fundraising Information

Ideas for Leveraging your Fundraising Expenses Our blog this week, How to Leverage your Fundraising Expenses, has some tips on how nonprofits can put as much money as possible back into their nonprofit.  Taking the time to work on a fundraising event, and having the money raised pay for the expenses incurred is the last thing a nonprofit wants. The …

Welcome To The New Site

Game Events Derby Duck Race

Hello and welcome to the new website for game-fundraising, we are excited to get our new website started and talk about some interesting topics, not only with the Derby Duck Race, but with the fundraising community in general. If you are interested in the Derby Duck Race as a potential fundraising event for your organization please fill out the race …